DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Funding Opportunities




FY18 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Breakthrough Levels 1 and 2 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 17, 2018 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $375,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $ 1 million (M) for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 1, 2018

Application: November 15, 2018
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 17, 2018 Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 3 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $4M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 4 and Funding Level 4 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $10M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 24, 2018

Invited Application:
December 13, 2018


FY18 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY18 Accelerating Innovation in Military Medicine (AIMM) Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance should not exceed 18 months.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 26, 2018

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
January 2, 2019



FY18 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 11, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $275,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
November 14, 2018

Letter of Intent is required.

Application: December 5, 2018
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 11, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years
  • Optional Interdisciplinary Collaborator: Additional maximum of $150,000 in direct costs over the 3-year period of performance
  • Optional Nested Traineeship: Additional maximum of $50,000 for residents or $30,000 for medical students in direct costs (plus indirect costs) over a 1-year period of performance
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 29, 2018

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Invited Application:
December 5, 2018


FY18 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Resilience and Readiness Optimization/Enhancement Translational Research Award (R2OE-TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 19, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 5, 2018

Application:
November 16, 2018
PHTBIRP Joint DoD and VA Long-term Impact of Military-relevant Brain Injury Consortium (LIMBIC) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 21, 2018
  • Maximum allowable costs (direct and indirect) are $25M via the DoD.
  • Up to an additional $5M per year for 5 years will be provided by the VA to VA sites, depending on availability of funds.
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
October 8, 2018

Application:
January 7, 2019
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Research Award (CTRR – CRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 15, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2.0M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 24, 2018

Application:
December 17, 2018
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Trial Award (CTRR – CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 15, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2.0M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 24, 2018

Application:
December 17, 2018
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research - Clinical Trial Development Award (CTRR-CTDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 15, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $200,000 for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 12 months.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 24, 2018

Application:
December 17, 2018


FY18 Vision Research Program (VRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Focused Translational Team Science Award (FTTSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 26, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $5.0M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 year.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 4, 2018

Invited Application: December 4, 2018
Investigator Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 26, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $500K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 4, 2018

Invited Application: December 4, 2018

Last updated Friday, November 9, 2018